Two Seasons Talking Trees – Kingston Edition – reader Ann Margaret Lim

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Ann-Margaret Lim’s first poetry collection, The Festival of the Wild Orchid (Peepal Tree Press, 2012), received a UK Guardian First Book nomination two months after its publication, and in February of 2013 made the prestigious Bocas Prize long list. Her book received Honourable Mention  and was among 4 in the poetry category.

She has been published in several Caribbean-centered journals, the Pittsburg Quarterly, the two major Jamaican newspapers, and three poetry anthologies.

Ann-Margaret has been short-listed in the Small Axe Literary Competition (poetry); received the National Book Development Council of Jamaica’s Highly Recommended Award (2006) (poetry) and was Red Bones Poet of the Year (2005).


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2 Responses to Two Seasons Talking Trees – Kingston Edition – reader Ann Margaret Lim

  1. I’ve heard of the project and like to get involved. Recently I won Poet of the year at Red Bones and have been published in several journals and anthologies outside Jamaica.

    • Christine says:

      Dear Nicholas Alexander
      Congrats on winning the Red Bones poet of the year.

      Thank you for your interest in Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta. The 2015 staging will take place on May 23, on the grounds of Two Seasons Guest House ( in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth. Hope you can make it. Keep up to date on plans as they develop by visiting our blog ( There will be an open mic session.

      Warm regards

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